The Phnom Penh municipal court on March 1 sentenced Sam Rainsy, the former leader of the now dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) to 25 years in prison in-absentia.
Cambodian Human Rights Committee (CHRC) vice-president Chin Malin said civic space in Cambodia is not shrinking. Instead, it is widely open, but those who enjoy civic space must respect the constitution and the law.
The Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of Cambodia to the UN Office in Geneva has submitted a report titled Cambodia Human Rights Situation II that details wide-ranging aspects of human rights from challenges to progress in the country.
The Phnom Penh Municipal Court is scheduled to announce on February 23 its verdicts for Sam Rainsy – the former president of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) – and eight other former CNRP officials on incitement and plotting charges.
Prime Minister Hun Sen on February 7 said he regards his critics – especially those sceptical of his acceptance of China-donated vaccines – as vicious dogs.
The Cambodian Human Rights Committee (CHRC) regarded the reports from some civil society organisations (CSOs) and international institutions as biased and baseless in their accusations about the restriction of human rights in Cambodia.
The Phnom Penh Municipal Court on February 3 heard arguments in the case of Rong Chhun, head of the Cambodia Watchdog Council (CWC), and two other defendants on charges of “incitement to cause social chaos”.
Rhona Smith, the departing UN Special Rapporteur for Human Rights in Cambodia, has revealed three potential candidates to fill her position, while government officials expect Smith’s successor to follow her path and work professiona
The Phnom Penh Municipal Court on January 28 resumed the trial against 61 people including former opposition leader Sam Rainsy on charges of plotting and incitement to cause social chaos.
Former lawmaker of the Supreme Court-dissolved Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) Ou Chanrath said he was set to submit an application to the Ministry of Interior this week on the formation of a new party to compete in the commune and general elections in 2022 and 2023.